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Newest Wedding Tips on BRIDES.com

Simply Charming Socials and Atlanta Wedding Planner Kristine Cholakian Cooke frequently offers expert wedding tips on go-to resource BRIDES magazine, found at Brides.com. Keep up with planning suggestions, wedding etiquette, and our best advice for recently engaged couples, brides & grooms, and newlyweds. Read the most recent articles. 

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Autumn Tablescapes

Fall, our most favorite time of year.  Whether it be for a wedding, the holidays, or just to give thanks, a table set for loved ones can be inspired by the season. Feast your eyes, for we have gathered together our top Autumn Tablescapes. 

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Welcome Gifts with Teak & Twine

We’ve been a huge fan (and IG follower) of Teak & Twine for a while. Their gift boxes are epic, including ultra chic and super fun items all packaged in beautiful wooden heirloom boxes. For our recent Guide to Wedding Welcome Gifts, we asked them to dish about their top picks, best tips for personalization, and favorite non-edibles. Here is our full interview with Teak & Twine.

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Welcome Gifts with A Signature Welcome

We’ve known the ladies behind A Signature Welcome for several years now, recommending them to many of our couples and even utilizing them to create the perfect gifts for our Charm School Workshop a while back. The editorial and design backgrounds, sweet Southern personalities, and dedication to being the ultimate gifters gives Emily and Lindsay an edge on creating the most amazing welcome gifts. For our recent Guide to Wedding Welcome Gifts, we asked them to dish about their top picks, favorite edibles, and even the secret behind their signature white boxes. Here is our full interview with A Signature Welcome.

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Guide to Wedding Welcome Gifts

Wedding welcome gifts have become super common, not only for destination weddings or for out-of-town attendees, but for the entire guest list. In addition to laying out everything you need to know, we have interviewed two of our favorite companies, A Signature Welcome and Teak & Twine to give you ideas, tips, and inspiration for creating wedding welcome gifts that wow.

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Dressing the Little Ones

Flower girls and ring bearers and other mini attendants are essential to many wedding day celebrations and they should look their best. When it comes to wedding parties, the littlest members can be the most fun, but also the most challenging to dress. We’ve got some tips to ensure that dressing the little ones is as smooth and adorable as can be!

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How to Cure the Post-Wedding Blues

The blissful wedding day came and went, you can no longer answer to the title Bride, and now you’re down in the dumps. Fear not, wifey. We have the best ideas for how to cure the post-wedding blues.

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Choosing the Perfect Season for Your Wedding

Before you choose the actual date, it’s important to first determine which wedding season is right for you. Do you imagine a breezy autumn day, a sunshine-filled summer fete, a gorgeous garden wedding in the peak of spring, or a cozy winter affair? We lay out a few factors you should consider when determining the perfect wedding season for you and your spouse-to-be.

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Inspired: Blood Orange

Blood orange is such a beautiful fruit and can be incorporated into a wedding menu or signature cocktail so easily, but we’ve been so inspired by the range of colors in this citrus fruit. Don’t be afraid to add a little fiery red (or orange) into your wedding design. Here’s some inspiration.

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The Best Outdoor & Indoor Wedding Games

With the warm months upon us, many couples are soaking in the sun at outdoor cocktail hours and wedding receptions, and what better way to entertain your guests than with the best outdoor wedding games. Other summer celebrations are chilling indoors, so why not play inside?  We’re giving you a list of our very favorite lawn games and indoor activities for your wedding guests.

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